In a case in London, England, a British DNA database of cat’s DNA was used to convict a man of the crime of manslaughter.John Wetton of the University of Leicester stated “this is the first time cat DNA has been used in a criminal trial in the U.K.”
Investigators found the dismembered torso of David Guy.His dismembered torso was found in trash bags.Detectives found cat hair at the scene.The cat hair was matched to a cat named Tinker, which belonged to one of the victim’s neighbors.
As a result of the DNA cat hair evidence, Mr. Hildre, age 47, was tried and sentenced to life in prison. The cat has been adopted by new owners!
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Elliot S. Schlissel, Esq. is a criminal attorney with more than 37 years of legal of experience.His law office represents clients all types of criminal matters throughout the metropolitan New York area.The office can be contacted for a free consultation.